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  • THE RACE PROBLEM IN SOUTH AFRICA. by Cotton, Walter Aidan BA.
    Cotton, Walter Aidan BA.
    THE RACE PROBLEM IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Edition: Facsimile reprint.

    New York: Negro Universities Press . (1969). Hardcover - A work originally published in wrappers in 1926. Introduction by Edwin W. Smith who calls the problem one of "appalling complexity." Includes chapters on Race integrity and equality of opportunity, Intermarriage and Territorial segregation. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-837124411.

    Condition: Very near fine in brown cloth with gold lettering on spine (lettering slightly rubbed, book is tight and clean, as new)

    Book ID: 78667
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  • THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS. by McWilliams, Carey.
    McWilliams, Carey.
    THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this influential journalist, editor of The Nation magazine and fighter for social justice. In his books ( "Factories in the Fields," "Brothers under the Skin," "Prejudice") and in his articles McWilliams wrote about racial intolerance against Japanese Americans, anti-Semitism in the U.S., the McCarthy era witch hunts and wartime life in the U.S. As he describes it, he has known five worlds - growing up as a boy on a ranch in Northwestern Colorado, living in Los Angeles in the 1920s, the years of strife in California in the 30s, the war years, and the 30 years of the Cold War, years when he was the editor of The Nation. Bibliography, index. 363 pp. ISBN: 0-671228765.

    Condition: Very good in a a good dustjacket. (remainder mark, minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 75976
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  • McWilliams, Carey.
    THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this influential journalist, editor of The Nation magazine and fighter for social justice. In his books ( "Factories in the Fields," "Brothers under the Skin," "Prejudice") and in his articles McWilliams wrote about racial intolerance against Japanese Americans, anti-Semitism in the U.S., the McCarthy era witch hunts and wartime life in the U.S. As he describes it, he has known five worlds - growing up as a boy on a ranch in Northwestern Colorado, living in Los Angeles in the 1920's, the years of strife in California in the 30's, the war years, and the 30 years of the Cold War, years when he was the editor of The Nation. Bibliography, index. 363 pp. ISBN: 0-671228765.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (remainder mark, tight clean copy.)

    Book ID: 36975
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  • NO EXCUSES: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning. by Thernstrom, Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom.
    Thernstrom, Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom.
    NO EXCUSES: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). SIGNED hardcover - An appraisal of the racial gap in education today, primarily as it affects Black and Hispanic students, which cites educational inequalities as a central civil rights issue, the limited impact of Title One, Head Start and other reforms, while highlighting inner-city schools that demonstrate models of educational excellence and suggesting ways that educational problems can be overcome. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. Illustrated with charts and figures. Extensive notes, index. 334 pp. ISBN: 0-743204468.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79178
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